Apple might soon build walkie-talkie headphones for talking to people around you


If Apple’s latest patent is anything to go by, it appears that the company wants to create a new type of headphone designed for  communication with people in the same area, using ad-hoc wireless networks. The patent describes headphones with Lightning connectors to plug into your mobile device and allow you to talk to people equipped with similar gear in close proximity over Bluetooth or Wi-Fi connections, walkie-talkie style. That means you won’t have to call them to start talking, or even rely on a cellular connection. Some versions of the proposed device design detail an interface for your phone…

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Apple is selling a seriously yellow iPad Pro for around $18,000

Though Apple’s products have gained a bit of color in the form of gold and rose gold options recently, the company isn’t known for providing particularly vibrant hues on its high-end devices. Fortunately, the company has just designed a bright yellow (no, not gold) 12.9-inch iPad Pro. Unfortunately, you might have to pony up around $ 18,000 to buy it. Apple designed the one-off iPad Pro for a charity auction at London’s Design Museum. The Phillips auction house estimates the iPad will sell for anywhere from £10,000 to £15,000, or approximately $ 14,200 to $ 21,300. For that price, at least you’re getting a nifty…

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